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Dr Mary Booth Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship

This Scholarship supports female students with the highest WAM at the end of the second year of their economics degree.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$8,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Third year student in specified Economics degree
  • Female
N/A N/A

How to apply

No application is required for this scholarship.

Benefits

A recipient enrolled full time will receive $8,500 per annum for up to two years.

A recipient enrolled part time will receive $4,250 per annum for up to four years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled in your third year of one of the below degrees within the School of Economics at the University of Sydney:
    • Bachelor of Economics
    • Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Advanced Studies
    • Bachelor of Economics (Dual Degree, Sciences Po, France)
  • have obtained a minimum of 96 credit points in your undergraduate degree
  • be female.

Background

This Scholarship was established to support female students with the highest WAM at the end of the second year of their economics degree.

This Scholarship is funded by a donation from the Memorial College of Household Arts and Science.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established to support female students with the highest WAM at the end of the second year of their economics degree.

b. This Scholarship is funded by a donation from the Memorial College of Household Arts and Science.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled in their third year of one of the below degrees within the School of Economics at the University of Sydney.

I. Bachelor of Economics,

II. Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, or

III. Bachelor of Economics (Dual Degree, Sciences Po, France).

b. Applicant must have obtained a minimum of 96 credit points in their undergraduate degree.

c. Applicant must be female.

d. No separate application is required for this scholarship

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest Weighted Average Mark (WAM) at the end of the second year of their eligible degree.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by:

I. the Head of School, School of Economics, or

II. their nominated delegate, and

III. at least two other academics in Economics

4. Value

a. A recipient enrolled full time will receive $8,500 per annum for up to two years.

b. A recipient enrolled part time will receive $4,250 per annum for up to four years.

c. The exact value and duration of the scholarship will be outlined in the recipient’s Scholarship Offer Letter.

d. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

e. Deferral and suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.

f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

g. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 75 each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

III. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

IV. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,000 per annum or more for a full-time enrolled recipient or $4,000 per annum or more for a part-time enrolled recipient for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or

V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.